"Web developers can take advantage of the hardware ecosystem's advances in graphics, but don't have to rewrite their sites to do that," Hachamovitch said.<p>Microsoft isn't alone in exploring graphics acceleration
: The top engineers at Mozilla and Opera both said that their companies are pursing the same grail.<p>"We have our own projects to use OpenGL on open platforms, and Microsoft's APIs on Windows," said Mike Shaver, Mozilla's vice president of engineering.
The Nokia N900 packs a powerful ARM Cortex-A8 processor, up to 1GB of application memory and OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics acceleration
. The result is PC-like multitasking, allowing many applications to run simultaneously.
Microsoft Xbox 360 feature IBM PowerPC 3 core 3.2 GHz processor, integrated 512 MB GDDR3 SDRAM , 12x tray DVD-ROM drive and ATI Xbox 360 - 256-bit - 2D/3D graphics acceleration
and more that cost $349 in retail store.
The Neo Freerunner is a GSM tri-band mobile phone with a VGA touch screen, 2D/3D graphics acceleration
, 256 Mbytes of NAND Flash memory, Wi-Fi, AGPS, and Bluetooth 2.0, as well as 3-axis motion sensing.
The POWERVR VGX IP core family is focused on delivering efficient vector graphics acceleration
for OpenVG, SVG and Flash content, as well as composition standards like OpenWF.
features from Provision Networks enhance the end-user experience by providing for more responsive web browser scrolling and better performance for graphically intensive and Flash-embedded websites.
"The new streamlined user interface and graphics acceleration
in Reader 8 will enable people to more easily engage with ideas and information."
VAN clients require no graphics acceleration
, so almost any system can display advanced graphics.
"Our experience with Falanx and the Mali graphics acceleration
core has provided the high performance and low power requirements needed to be competitive in the mobile space," said Coby Sella, vice president, general manager at Zoran's Mobile division.
It is a well-defined subset of the OpenGL desktop API, creating a flexible and powerful low-level interface between software and graphics acceleration
The Enhanced Multimedia Platform chipsets include the same multimedia and graphics acceleration
and are software compatible to promote portability of advanced multimedia applications between Enhanced Multimedia-enabled handsets.
For SK Telecom's GIGA platform, our combined solution has achieved Java VM acceleration by 100x, Java 2D graphics acceleration
by 30x and over 6x acceleration for 3D graphics.